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Noggin
3.93
NOGGIN is headed for greatness and is without a doubt my favorite YA book. I won't go into plot or anything because that would mean getting aHEAD of o ...more
not set
Jun 13, 2013
 
The Spindlers
3.55
WOO! Another awesome MG from Lauren Oliver, this one with an adventure more action-packed than her lyrical (and my favorite) "Liesl and Po". I'll be w ...more
Jun 03, 2012
Feb 11, 2012
 
The Lover's Dictionary
3.90
Short commute to work? Buy this book.
Short attention span? Buy this book.
Need a bathroom read? Buy this book.
Love got you feeling down? Buy this bo
...more
May 23, 2012
Mar 08, 2012
 
Requiem (Delirium, #3)
3.74


DELIRIUM was my first ARC ever and I was lucky enough to get an ARC for REQUIEM. Read it in one day. That's how you close a trilogy, guys. Full revie
...more
Nov 24, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Bot Wars (Bot Wars, #1)
4.02
At age 22, I can promise that 12 year old Adam would've reread this book almost instantly.

REVIEW ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

The robots in
...more
Oct 27, 2012
Jun 23, 2012
 
Double Vision (Double Vision, #1)
4.07
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS.

Alex Rider fans will eagerly gobble up this adventure featuring an ordinary boy attempting to save the world w
...more
Oct 08, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Unraveling (Unraveling, #1)
3.86
A strong and memorable heroine, a loveable love interest, interesting usage of science incorporated into the author's original mythology, and just eno ...more
Apr 23, 2012
Apr 18, 2012
 
Island of Silence (Unwanteds, #2)
4.26
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

In this action-packed sequel to The Unwanteds, Lisa McMann turns the tables on the once privileged Wanteds in
...more
Aug 27, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Altered (Altered, #1)
4.06
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

Jennifer Rush's thrilling debut takes a memorable foursome of male amnesiacs on a journey to rediscover who the
...more
Dec 17, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
Cold Fury (Cold Fury, #1)
3.78
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS.

Debut novelist T.M. Goeglein hooks readers with his fugitive-slash-vigilante heroine, who's trying to rescue
...more
Jul 16, 2012
Jul 15, 2012
 
Dead to You
3.70
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF-AWARENESS.COM

Lisa McMann's (the Wake trilogy) gripping new novel, about 16-year-old Ethan De Wilde returning home after
...more
Jan 2012
Jan 21, 2012
 
A Hero For WondLa (WondLa, #2)
4.23
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS A STARRED REVIEW ON SHELF AWARENESS.

In this much-anticipated sequel to The Search for WondLa, Tony DiTerlizzi (the Spiderwick
...more
Apr 29, 2012
Apr 28, 2012
 
Ready Player One
4.30
Before I was a reader, I was a gamer so it was so awesome how Ernest Cline married two of my biggest passions into a solid book that is about more tha ...more
Feb 03, 2012
Feb 01, 2012
 
The Wishing Spell (The Land of Stories, #1)
4.13
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED AS A STARRED REVIEW ON SHELF AWARENESS

Chris Colfer is the Golden Globe–winning actor with a soprano's pitch on Glee, but his ench
...more
Jun 23, 2012
Jun 22, 2012
 
The Kill Order (Maze Runner, #0.5)
3.71
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

James Dashner's illuminating prequel will thrill fans of his Maze Runner Trilogy and prove just as exciting for
...more
Aug 02, 2012
Jan 31, 2012
 
Reached (Matched, #3)
3.58
Ally Condie brings the Matched trilogy to a close with a powerful finale, as Cassia, Ky and Xander fight for free will against a totalitarian Society. ...more
Nov 18, 2012
Nov 29, 2011
 
Once (Eve, #2)
3.93
A strong sequel full of dissent, betrayal, and (surprise, surprise) forbidden love. I applaud the ending and anticipate the finale.

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHE
...more
Jun 16, 2012
Nov 18, 2011
 
Meant to Be
3.76
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

Lauren Morrill playfully employs the Shakespearean question of "to be or not to be?" with a romantic twist in h
...more
Nov 08, 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
The Storm Makers
3.67
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS.

In her middle grade debut, Jennifer E. Smith (The Statistical Probability of Love at First Sight) skillfully p
...more
Mar 19, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Revived
3.82
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

In her second novel, Cat Patrick (Forgotten) skillfully explores the moral implications of a government agency
...more
Apr 24, 2012
Mar 19, 2012
 
Crash (Visions, #1)
3.72
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS

What appears to be an ordinary paranormal mystery on the surface will surprise readers with its psychological t
...more
Dec 24, 2012
Mar 18, 2012
 
Popular Clone: The Clone Chronicles #1
3.86
Where was this book when I was 12?!

ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF-AWARENESS.COM

Debut author M.E. Castle's humorous novel about a geeky science genius
...more
Jan 07, 2012
Jan 04, 2012
 
Venom (Secrets of the Eternal Rose, #1)
3.75
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS.

Debut author Fiona Paul transports readers to Renaissance Venice to witness a mystery both sensational and dan
...more
Nov 07, 2012
Jan 18, 2012
 
Pandemonium (Delirium, #2)
4.12
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF-AWARENESS.COM.

In this sequel to her heart-wrenching Delirium, Lauren Oliver (Before I Fall) will leave readers applaudin
...more
Jan 04, 2012
Jun 28, 2011
 
The Butterfly Clues
3.63
REVIEW ORIGINALLY APPEARED ON SHELF-AWARENESS.COM.

This debut novel probes a haunting mystery with an unforgettable protagonist.

Seventeen-year-old Pene
...more
Jan 28, 2012
Jan 13, 2012
 
Flowers for Algernon
3.98
**spoiler alert** An entertaining and thoughtful read. I enjoyed watching Charlie's I.Q rise just as much as I cringed as it began to collapse. His mi ...more
Feb 07, 2012
Feb 07, 2012
 
A Midsummer's Nightmare
3.84
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS!

A Midsummer's Nightmare packs in a summer's worth of page-turning drama, the third smartly written book by Kod
...more
not set
Feb 25, 2012
 
Liesl & Po
3.83
(full review to be posted soon.)

Okay, so I knew Lauren Oliver was a good writer, but damn! They weren't kidding when they compared this book to "The T
...more
May 25, 2011
May 25, 2011
 
The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy
3.94
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF-AWARENESS.COM

Young readers are sure to eat up Nikki Loftin's debut novel, The Sinister Sweetness of Splendid Academy, a
...more
not set
May 23, 2012
 
The Cavendish Home for Boys and Girls
3.85
ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED ON SHELF AWARENESS.COM


Claire Legrand sets her terrific debut in a society where being a bit odd can land you in an orphanage with
...more
Aug 11, 2012
May 23, 2012
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